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Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology

Grand Canyon University

2 months
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The Master of Science inNursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology program at Grand Canyon University enables experienced nurses to provide advanced level care in complex, acute and critical setting for adults and geriatric patients.

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Key facts

In the acute care role, nurse practitioners work to provide assessment, diagnosis and care for adults and the elderly. They perform health assessments, prescribe medications and suggest quality health treatments to manage acute, subacute and complex patients, as well as those with chronic illness.

The Master of Science in Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology program at Grand Canyon University is designed for experienced registered nurses who want to advance their skill sets. The acute care practitioner who specializes in adult-gerontology needs specialized training to care for that population. 

Careers

Graduates from this GCU MS Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology program may use their educational experience to advance their careers. They may work in outpatient clients with the primary setting being hospital-based to manage the physical health of patients above the age of 13 that have acute and/or chronic conditions. 

If you are an experienced nurse looking to advance your career, it is time for you to learn how to do so. Join us for the Master of Science in Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology degree program at GCU.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Registered Nursing 
  • Organizational Leadership and Informatics
  • Translational Research and Population Health Management
  • Evidence-Based Practice Project
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning With Skills Lab

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Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
500

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

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    37206 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 702 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    37206 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 702 USD per credit during 2 months.

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